The Joaquin Volunteer Fire Department responded to 56 emergency calls in 2017. The calls cover a wide variety of situations, ranging from assisting EMS to full blown structure fires. The breakdown is as follows:
Motor Vehicle Accidents: 23
5 of these involved extrication.
Vehicle fires: 4
Grass/ woods fires: 10
Storm damage/ clear roads: 4
Landing zone for helicopter: 2
Special rescue: 1
Structure fires: 11
Six of the calls listed were for mutual aid to neighboring departments.
The JVFD proudly serves the Joaquin community, and stands ready to respond to help our neighbors.